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BC RAIL

BC RAIL

21.00

by Highball Productions 120 mins * colour * narrated * PAL

BC's auto tag says "beautiful British Columbia". BC Rail, formerly the British Columbia Railway and Pacific Great Eastern, is unique amongst railroads, both large and small. Its trains are led by a fleet of GE C40-8 CMs, a model only found in Canada. It runs through spectacular and varied scenery26000 revenue car loads on a system that can be divided into two sections, the North Vancouver to Prince George and north of Prince George where a number of lines feed the mainline. In this tape we concentrate on the Vancouver to Prince George mainline.

We travelled the 1800 miles to North Vancouver in August 1997 to fulfil a long time personal ambition. We got a quick look at a rebuilt RS18 switching the yard, a brief look at the Royal Hudson along Howe Sound, then concentrated on the freights. The big GE C40-8CM cowls are very much in evidence and look handsome. The scenery, especially north of Lillooet in the Fraser River Valley, is just magnificent and we got some great shots of trains clinging to the canyon walls, to river banks and lake shores. They looked really good snaking in and out from between the bluffs. We got into most of the famous locations, Britannia, Squamish, Cheakamus, Green River, Tisdall, Birken, Darcy, Seton Lake, Lilloet, Polley, Fountain, Gibbs, Glenfrazer, Pavillion, Moran, Kelly Lake and lots more. We were thrilled to find a pair of C420s switching at Prince George and took a quick trip to Tacheed for a look at the electrics. A very interesting railroad in magnificent scenery. You'll like it as much as we did.
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Best of Passenger Trains East

Best of Passenger Trains East

19.00

by Green Frog 60 mins, colour, Stereo Hifi Sound, Narrated.

Thrilling passenger train action from early 50s into the 70s, from Illinois to east coast incl. NYC, Pennsy, Erie-Lackawanna, Monon, GM&O, B&O, IC, C&O, Milwaukee, Penn Central, GTW, etc. An evocative list of now sadly Fallen Flags!
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Top Frog Series - Best of Passenger Trains

Top Frog Series - Best of Passenger Trains

20.00

by Green Frog 60 mins, colour, stereo sound, narrated.

Covering the post war era of the early diesel passenger trains before the airlines stole their passengers. See famous early diesel passenger trains of the Santa Fe, U.P. CB&Q & Rio Grande at famous locations Chicago, Denver, St. Louis, Dale, Cheyenne, Feather River Canyon.
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THE GLORY MACHINES

THE GLORY MACHINES

20.00

by Herron Rail * 64 mins * 56 mins colour * hifi sound * narrated

This is the programme that must surely become an archive classic. Made largely from long abandoned and forgotten film that was rescued just as it was being thrown away. The Glory Machines tracks 31 railroads, some to a greater, some to a lesser degree and a few just as brief cameos. This is more professional than just an amateur's film shots, and is truly a unique and superb record of American railroading from the 1920s to the 1950s. Too much to detail fully, we list all railroads covered and give some idea of the contents.

NEW YORK CENTRAL: Streamlined and conventional Hudsons and 3rd rail electrics at Harmon. MAINE CENTRAL: 'Flying Yankie' streamliner, (Sister of PioneerZephyr). LEHIGH & NEW ENGLAND: A fleeting glimpse of a camelback and a look at an L1 mikado and its WWII troop train. PENNSYLVANIA: A fascinating look at K4 pacifics on passenger and 4-8-2 M1s and 2-10-0s on freights (incl. the unusual clearance car) pounding around Horseshoe Curve. NEW YORK - NEW HAVEN & HARTFORD: Old and new GE double ended electrics passing by on passenger trains. DELAWARE - LACKAWANNA & WESTERN: Fast moving Hudsons and 4-84s hauling varnish across the Delaware River Viaduct in spring and winter snow - delightful smoke affects. READING: Scenes of a variety of locos incl. the rare 2-8-8-0 helper engines. CENTRAL RAILROAD OF NEW JERSEY: T1 class 800 series heavy pacifics. ERIE: A snowy railroad Christmas card scene. CHESAPEAKE & OHIO: A&F15 pacifics and a heavy K3a mikado. LOUISVILLE & NAHVILLE: J4a mikado and K5 pacific. NORFOLK & WESTERN: Y class locos in the Blue Ridge mountains. VIRGINIAN: Treble headed side rod electrics. EAST BROAD TOP (ng): Doodlebug and mikado. EASTERN TENNESSEE & WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA (ng) (TWEETSIE): On engine and in caboose as a train winds through the countryside. SOUTHERN: PS2 pacific, TS1 mountain PS4 heavy pacific. PERE MARQUETTE: Brief shot of a freight. MILWAUKEE: A three coach local. CHICAGO & NORTH WESTERN: Baldwin 4-8-4. CHICAGO BURLINGTON & QUINCY: Pioneer Zephyr leaving Kansas city. MISSOURI PACIFIC: 10 wheeler on a passenger train. MISSOURI KANSAS & TEXAS (KATY): 2-8-0 and pacifics. ROCK ISLAND: Whale backed tender pacific on passenger and a heavy mikado on freight. SOUTHERN PACIFIC: 4-8-2, GS, and particularly Cab Forwards on freights. DENVER & SALT LAKE: 10 wheeler on a local passenger. DENVER RIO GRANDE & WESTERN: Massive 2-8-8-2s on freight. RIO GRANDE & SOUTHERN (ng): 10 wheelers in the roundhouse plus a Galloping Goose. ATCHISON TOPEKA & SANTA FE: A 4-8-4 with test equipment. 2-10-2s & 2-10-4s on passenger and freights, several doubleheaded. VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE (ng): 10 wheeler shunting. ST LOUIS & SAN FRANCISCO: 4-8-2s and 2-8-2s on passenger and freight. UNION PACIFIC: 2-8-0, 2-8-8-0, 4-12-2 Challengers and Big Boys on freight and passenger trains. Also, a rare shot of M10000 City of Salina passing at speed.
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Canada's FRASER CANYON

Canada's FRASER CANYON

21.00

Travel with 7idea Productions to beautiful British Columbia, Canada where both Canadian Pacific and Canadian National traverse the rugged Fraser Canyon. Cutting a deep swath through the Cascade Range, this is an important link in the trans-Canada rail network connecting Vancouver with Montreal.

This program follows each line's course along opposite banks of the Fraser River between Hope and the confluence with the Thompson River at Lytton. These competing railways operate jointly in the canyon. Eastbounds use Canadian Pacific's Cascade and Thompson Subdivisions, while westbounds travel over Canadian National's Ashcroft and Yale Subs.

One of the many highlights of the canyon are the Cisco Bridges where both railways cross the river with the CN flying over the CP. Our summer and winter visits reveal the grand seasonal contrast of the canyon's appearance. Add to that a great variety of trains from hot shot intermodals, to coal, grain, potash, mixed merchandise, and the Rocky Mountaineer and you will know why railfans the world over love visiting Canada's Fraser Canyon! This program was shot between July 2016 and January 2017.

1 Hour 37 Minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD

By 7idea Productions Ref D508

DVD Regular Price £22 NEW RELEASE OFFER £21

INTRODUCTORY PRICES ONLY UNTIL 19th May 2017
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BOSTON & MAINE IN THE FOUR SEASONS

BOSTON & MAINE IN THE FOUR SEASONS

19.00

by Herron Rail combined 92 mins * colour * narrated * PAL

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! DOUBLE FEATURE!!

Volume 1 - Summer & Fall

Views of commuter and mainline passenger and freight trains, plus supporting scenes of stations, yards and track repairs.

Here we have continuous action as Pacifics, Moguls, Atlantics, and first generation E7 diesels work passenger trains in main line and commuter service in the Boston suburban area. Train consists include "The Kennebec", "The Gull", "The Flying Yankee" and "The Mountaineer". Also 2-8-0 hauled local freight.

A fascinating story is told of track repairs conducted with a mix of 1950 era mechanised and hand tools.

All in the renowned beautiful summer and fall New England countryside, Massachusetts locations include Wakefield Jct, Reading, Greenwood, Wilmington, Ballardville, Melrose, Lowell Jct. Also Intervale & Somersworth, New Hampshire. 45 mins

Volume 2 - Winter & Spring (T21)

Spectacular views of fast paced action with steam and some diesel trains bucking snow drifts as workers shovel station platforms. Steam was never more dramatic!

As spring plumage arrives on the trees and the winter cold is shaken off, follow more passenger trains and a local freight mainly in the warm sun.

The "players" in this all action programme include Atlantics, Pacifics, Mountains, Moguls, Switchers and Consolidations, plus diesel switchers and E7s hauling named trains such as the "Gull", "Kennebec", Ambassador", "Mountaineer" plus the Rockingham Park Specials, commuter trains in profusion and the "High Car" local freight.

Added to all this drama is a North Station extravaganza of fascinating action as a wide variety of trains come and go. 52 mins

2 Great Videos - 1 Fantastic DVD
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Pocahontas Glory Volume 7

Pocahontas Glory Volume 7

21.00

N&W Steam 1956-1958

o Cincinnati, Portsmouth in 1956-1958

o 2-6-6-4 A Class Breakdown!

o Rainy Day at Bonsack, VA in 1956 with Live Sound including A's, Y's Turbine Jawn Henry + J's & K2's!

o Pigeon Creek Shifter Chase with Y 6a 2136 in November, 1958!

All scenes with real N&W audio, much of it recorded when filmed!

Locomotive classes include:-

J Class 4-8-4's, K1 and K2 Class 4-8-2's,

A Class 2-6-6-4's, Y Class 2-8-8-2's,

Z Class 2-6-6-2's and S1a Class 0-8-0's.

by Herron Rail Video 78 minutes + Previews o Colour o Narration
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Canada's THOMPSON CANYON

Canada's THOMPSON CANYON

22.00

The Thompson River cuts through the rugged country of south central British Columbia, Canada. Its wild and scenic course proved to be the best route for building a transcontinental railway and today is used by both the Canadian Pacific and Canadian National.

Continuing the journey that began in Canada's Fraser Canyon, we follow the Thompson River for 95 miles between Lytton and Kamloops. Both railways operate jointly over much of the territory with eastbounds using Canadian Pacific's Thompson Subdivision and westbounds using Canadian National's Ashcroft Sub.

Shot in both summer and winter, the stunning scenery and stark seasonal contrast is enhanced by the sight and sound of heavy main line trains. Massive coal, grain, and potash trains share the rails with long double stacks and mixed manifests. Canada's Rocky Mountaineer adds to the wide variety of trains. CN's new Tier 4 GE's are viewed working along side classic cowl bodied C-40-8M's! Illinois Central and BC Rail units create an interesting assortment of motive power along with Canadian Pacific's fleet of modern GE's. This is your front row seat to Canada's Thompson Canyon!

This program was shot between July 2016 and January 2017.

1 Hour 48 Minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD By 7idea Productions
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Canada's FRASER CANYON

Canada's FRASER CANYON

22.00

Travel with 7idea Productions to beautiful British Columbia, Canada where both Canadian Pacific and Canadian National traverse the rugged Fraser Canyon. Cutting a deep swath through the Cascade Range, this is an important link in the trans-Canada rail network connecting Vancouver with Montreal.

This program follows each line's course along opposite banks of the Fraser River between Hope and the confluence with the Thompson River at Lytton. These competing railways operate jointly in the canyon. Eastbounds use Canadian Pacific's Cascade and Thompson Subdivisions, while westbounds travel over Canadian National's Ashcroft and Yale Subs.

One of the many highlights of the canyon are the Cisco Bridges where both railways cross the river with the CN flying over the CP. Our summer and winter visits reveal the grand seasonal contrast of the canyon's appearance. Add to that a great variety of trains from hot shot intermodals, to coal, grain, potash, mixed merchandise, and the Rocky Mountaineer and you will know why railfans the world over love visiting Canada's Fraser Canyon! This program was shot between July 2016 and January 2017.

1 Hour 37 Minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD

By 7idea Productions
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Canada's THOMPSON CANYON

Canada's THOMPSON CANYON

21.00

The Thompson River cuts through the rugged country of south central British Columbia, Canada. Its wild and scenic course proved to be the best route for building a transcontinental railway and today is used by both the Canadian Pacific and Canadian National.

Continuing the journey that began in Canada's Fraser Canyon, we follow the Thompson River for 95 miles between Lytton and Kamloops. Both railways operate jointly over much of the territory with eastbounds using Canadian Pacific's Thompson Subdivision and westbounds using Canadian National's Ashcroft Sub.

Shot in both summer and winter, the stunning scenery and stark seasonal contrast is enhanced by the sight and sound of heavy main line trains. Massive coal, grain, and potash trains share the rails with long double stacks and mixed manifests. Canada's Rocky Mountaineer adds to the wide variety of trains. CN's new Tier 4 GE's are viewed working along side classic cowl bodied C-40-8M's! Illinois Central and BC Rail units create an interesting assortment of motive power along with Canadian Pacific's fleet of modern GE's. This is your front row seat to Canada's Thompson Canyon!

This program was shot between July 2016 and January 2017.

1 Hour 48 Minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD By 7idea Productions
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Erie Lackawanna

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Erie - DL&W - EL Trackside with Bob Krone

Erie - DL&W - EL Trackside with Bob Krone

Ref: 1605


Price: 50.00

Bob Krone

This book features many of Bob Krone's early photographs of the Erie, DL&W and EL in New Jersey and New York beginning in 1955 showing first generation diesels at their best. Trackside shots of steam and diesel by the late Robert F. Collins from 1949 through 1976 are also included to complete the coverage from the Hudson River to western New York State.
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Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 8: New York Division

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 8: New York Division

Ref: 1469


Price: 50.00

Robert J. Yanosey

The New York Division was the busiest division on the EL comprised of a tangle of suburban commuter lines and freight routes. Photographers Al Holtz and Bill Rosenberg captured the workings of this dynamic division from New York City and out to the Delaware River.

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 3: The East End Larry DeYoung

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 3: The East End Larry DeYoung

Ref: 1032


Price: 50.00

Larry DeYoung

This work highlights the former DL&W mainline, Bloomsburg Branch and myriad New Jersey branches. Vividly illustrated in that wonderful time, the route is Binghamton thru Scranton down to Hoboken before heading up to Suffern on the “Erie” side.


Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 7: Mahoning Division

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 7: Mahoning Division

Ref: 1429


Price: 50.00

A journey through the Company's most highly-industrialized division with a veteran Mahoning Division employee. Journey with us to take a look at the division that produced more revenue annually than the balance of the Railroad.


Erie Railroad Trackside with Robert F. Collins

Erie Railroad Trackside with Robert F. Collins

Ref: 1034


Price: 50.00

Larry DeYoung

The third Trackside book covers the dean of Erie Railroad photography, the late Bob Collins, through more than 225 vintage views of steam and diesel.


Trackside Erie to Conrail with Robert F. Collins

Trackside Erie to Conrail with Robert F. Collins

Ref: 1379


Price: 50.00

by John R. Canfield

Bob Collins was not only a lifelong railfan photographer but a railroad employee. Follow both his hobby and avocation on the Erie Railroad through the colorful Erie Lackawanna years and onto Conrail and NJ Transit. Bob's wanderings took him all over the former Erie system during those years and his wonderful photography is preserved herein.

Erie Railroad In Color Volume 2

Erie Railroad In Color Volume 2

Ref: 1369


Price: 50.00

By Stephen M. Timko

A fond system-wide look back at steam and diesel operations by noted Erie authority Timko.

Trackside along the Erie Railroad and its Connections with Jim Kostibos

Trackside along the Erie Railroad and its Connections with Jim Kostibos

Ref: 1347


Price: 50.00

by Jim Kostibos

An all-color retrospective on the Erie and EL and key freight connections east of Hornell, NY.

Lackawanna Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 3: Scranton to Buffalo

Lackawanna Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 3: Scranton to Buffalo

Ref: 1339


Price: 50.00

Chuck Yungkurth

Scranton native Chuck Yungkurth takes the reader on an all-color tour of the DL&W's stations, towers and other buildings in Scranton and on west

Lackawanna RR Facilities In Color Volume 2: Dover to Scranton

Lackawanna RR Facilities In Color Volume 2: Dover to Scranton

Ref: 1311


Price: 50.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

Out of the suburban zone and out into the countryside of NJ and eastern Pennsylvania to see "Mile for Mile the Most Highly Developed RR in America."

Erie Lackawana Through Passenger Service In Color Vol. 2 1965-1970

Erie Lackawana Through Passenger Service In Color Vol. 2 1965-1970

Ref: 1303


Price: 50.00

by John J. Boehner

The PHOEBE SNOW, some lesser trains and THE LAKE CITIES are examined as EL winds up its long distance passenger service.

Erie Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 2: New York State

Erie Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 2: New York State

Ref: 1278


Price: 50.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

Station-by-station, tower-by-tower, the journey west continues across the Empire State looking at facilities on the Erie and EL. Terminals, shops, interiors, bridges, even some trains passing by!


Erie Lackawanna Trackside with the McCarthys

Erie Lackawanna Trackside with the McCarthys

Ref: 1274


Price: 50.00

by Jos.H., Jos. M. and John A. McCarthy \nJoe McCarthy's two sons accompanied him on photographic expeditions on the Erie Lackawanna and grew up with their own photographic interpretation of the Friendly Service Route.

Erie Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 1: New Jersey

Erie Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 1: New Jersey

Ref: 1268


Price: 50.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

First in a three-volume set that will examine the stations, towers, shops, and just about anything else not-on-wheels along the Erie Main Line and its branches in the Garden State, chiefly during the Erie Lackawanna years.

EL Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

EL Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1031


Price: 50.00

by Larry DeYoung

Over 325 broadsides and three-quarter views of Erie Lackawanna rolling stock are detailed in brilliant color in this book. While not the richest road the EL rostered some very interesting freight and passenger cars; some inherited from predecessors ERIE and DL&W and some purchased new.

Erie / DL&W Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Erie / DL&W Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1120


Price: 50.00

by Larry DeYoung and Mike DelVecchio

View the freight, passenger and non-revenue equipment of the Erie Railroad and Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad through more than 300 color photographs. Examine the many workaday freight and commuter cars as well as the passenger cars of the through trains of these two roads.

All color 128-page hardcover book.

Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry W. Peterson

Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry W. Peterson

Ref: 1125


Price: 50.00

by Mike DelVecchio

One man's quest to capture DL&W steam on color film in the early 1950's. A little CNJ, PRR, NYC, D&H and Erie steam thrown in!

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 1

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 1

Ref: 1005


Price: 45.00

by David R. Sweetland

A hardcover 128 page, all-color book on the DL&W during the post World War II years featuring the best of steam, electric and diesel operations. Nearly two hundred brilliant color photographs take the reader on a journey on the Route of the Phoebe Snow. These were the diesel years of the Lackawanna, but steam still had an important role to play in both commuter and freight service.

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 2

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 2

Ref: 1187


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

The steam and diesel operations of the DL&W are examined in more than 240 vintage color photographs.

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 3: The Transition Years

Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 3: The Transition Years

Ref: 1188


Price: 50.00

by John R. Canfield

The story of the DL&W's changeover from steam to diesel 1945 to 1960 by this noted former Lackawanna official.

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 2: New York State

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 2: New York State

Ref: 1003


Price: 45.00

by Larry DeYoung

EL expert Larry DeYoung examines the Empire State operations of the Route of Friendly Service from Buffalo/Hornell to Syracuse, Utica and Suffern. Ride the Southern Tier and its extensive branchline system when the EL hosted anything from SD45s to F3s on the head end.

Trackside in the Erie Lackawanna New Jersey Commuter Zone with William J. Brennan

Trackside in the Erie Lackawanna New Jersey Commuter Zone with William J. Brennan

Ref: 1248


Price: 50.00

by William J. Brennan

Bill Brennan’s inspired photography showcases the EL’s commuter service prior to the introductions of the U34CH locomotive and Comet Cars. Stillwells and RS3’s, freight service, branches that haven’t run in almost four decades - it’s all here in this all- Jersey book.

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 5: Merger Memories

Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 5: Merger Memories

Ref: 1178


Price: 50.00

by John R. Canfield

Follow the travails of the Erie Railroad and DL&W as they merge into the Erie Lackawanna in 1960 through the eyes (and camera) of a Lackawanna official. The personal anecdotes and opinions of author Canfield make this a delightful story.

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